Awards & Engraving

2019 Custom Gift Annual

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58 a-e-mag.com • A&E MID-MAY 2019 W hen a laser strikes glass, it frac- tures the surface but will not engrave deeply or remove material. The fracturing of the glass surface produces a frosted appearance but can cause roughness and chipping depending on the type of glass being engraved. While the frosted appearance is desired, the roughness and chipping are not. 5 Glass Engraving Tips By Epilog Laser To produce a smooth frosted finish, here are some tips: • 300 DPI: Using a lower resolu- tion, around 300 DPI, produces a better result on glass as you sep- arate the dots you are engraving. • 80% Grayscale: Change the black in your graphic to 80% black to improve the engraving quality. The frosted appearance of lasering glass is desired; the roughness and chipping are not. 58 a-e-mag.com • A&E MID-MAY 2019 List

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